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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Commodore \Com"mo*dore`\, n. [Prob. a corruption of commander,
or Sp. comendador a knight of a military order who holds a
commandery; also a superior of a monastery, fr. LL.
commendare to command. Cf. Commend, Command,
1. (U. S. Navy) An officer who ranks next above a captain;
sometimes, by courtesy, the senior captain of a squadron.
The rank of commodore corresponds with that of brigadier
general in the army.
2. (British Navy) A captain commanding a squadron, or a
division of a fleet, or having the temporary rank of rear
3. A title given by courtesy to the senior captain of a line
of merchant vessels, and also to the chief officer of a
yachting or rowing club.
4. A familiar for the flagship, or for the principal vessel
of a squadron or fleet.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a commissioned naval officer who ranks above a captain and
below a rear admiral; the lowest grade of admiral
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :
Commodore Business Machines or one of
their computers such as the Commodore 64.
From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :
Commodore, PA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania
Population (2000): 337
Housing Units (2000): 147
Land area (2000): 0.768239 sq. miles (1.989730 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.003810 sq. miles (0.009867 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.772049 sq. miles (1.999597 sq. km)
FIPS code: 15464
Located within: Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
Location: 40.710694 N, 78.945857 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 15729
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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